Project: ABN AMRO Operations Center
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Production Architect: Desteffano and Partners
A 27-story administration and operations building for this European bank in downtown Chicago. The facilities include executive offices, dealing rooms, check processing, major computer centers, mail distribution center, wellness center and food service facilities. The data center was designed to Tier IV standards.
The security systems include integrated CCTV, access control, optical turnstiles, communications, and video badging using dual technology identification cards that are used for security as well as point of purchase systems.
The automation systems include all electric, state of the art direct digital controls for the monitoring and control of lighting, dual temperature central plants, HVAC, standby power, life safety systems, water services, telecommunication and computer room systems.
HMA Consulting designed the security, building automation and integrated systems.